Idyllwild Arts Presents a Westside Ballet Masterclass with Robyn Gardenhire


If your child aged 12 to 17 years old is interested in exploring dance, Idyllwild Arts will be presenting a one-of-a-kind free ballet masterclass with Robyn Gardenhire, the Founder and Artistic Director of City Ballet of Los Angeles on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 12:30pm.

Robyn Gardenhire

Gardenhire, who’s known as an inspiring teacher, is also a member of the Idyllwild Arts Academy Dance Faculty and is hoping to nurture the talents of her students.

The upcoming masterclass, will offer a unique opportunity to dance with an icon during the 90 minute long session, which will focus on ballet with a contemporary combination at the end.

As the Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer of City Ballet of Los Angeles, Gardenhire has developed ballets that are classical as well as cutting edge, bringing new stories and perspectives to the ballet. She has also developed a dance institution that reflects the economic and racial diversity of Los Angeles.

The class is free and open to students aged 12 to 17 yrs old who are interested in finding out more about the Idyllwild Arts Dance Department both for Academy and Summer Program.

“The Idyllwild Arts Dance Department strives to develop resilient dance artists who can be productive members of the professional dance community through refining their techniques and helping them develop their own unique voice,” says Emma Haber, of EH PR Group.

The masterclass will takes place at 1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 and will functions as a dual masterclass and audition (for those interested in auditioning).

Other than the 12-17 years of age prerequisite, there are no advance requirements and all attendees are welcome.

To join, you can RSVP here:

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